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receivership Syllabification: re·ceiv·er·ship
Pronunciation: /rəˈsēvərˌSHip/

Definition of receivership in English:


The state of being dealt with by an official receiver: the company went into receivership last week
More example sentences
  • Cooney sells equipment for a number of Dublin insolvency practitioners who deal with technology company receiverships or liquidations.
  • That tenant failed to pay the rent and went into administrative receivership in October 1999.
  • The sector provides plenty of work for administrators, with many clubs perennial candidates for receivership.
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